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The DraftTable is big and sturdy enough for an iPad Pro 12.9

NEWS – Many stands for iPads are designed for the smaller iPad.  They just aren’t big enough nor stable enough to support the biggest of the iPad Pros so that you can actually do some work.  The DraftTable from ElevationLab is designed for the iPad Pro 12.9.  It functions rather like an artist’s drafting table, …

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This extension cord makes charging your device easier while on the go

NEWS – Needing to charge up your phone or computer while you are away from home or the office can be tricky.  First you have to find an available outlet in the coffee shop or airport waiting area and hope there’s a chair close enough to allow you to plug in your sometimes woefully-short charging …

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Don’t settle for flat waffles!

NEWS – Breakfasts and desserts will take on a new dimension with the waffle bowls you will make with the Presto Belgian Waffle Bowl Maker.  Use your normal Belgian waffle recipe or prepared mix with the Presto.  The interior of the waffle maker is non-stick, so you’ll be able to easily remove the cooked bowl. …

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Flying pocket cameras, smart padlocks, iPhone XS Max, Yeti nano mic, and more – Weekly roundup

Gadgeteers, assume the position! Are you comfy with your favorite computing device? Excellent! Now browse this list of everything we posted on the site this week just to make sure you didn’t miss one of gadget-tastic articles, reviews, or news posts. Enjoy! Articles Julie’s gadget diary – Yes, I’m going to order the new iPhone Xs …

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Form follows function with this Everlane bag

NEWS – Ladies, forget about using big, bulky bags for your everyday carry.  The streamlined Form bag from Everlane can carry your gear, including a laptop.  The bag is made of 100% Italian leather in Prato, Italy.  Although it measures only 13” tall x 5” deep x 10.5” wide, the bag can fit up to a 13″ …

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Bring your car into the 24th century – Make it so!

NEWS – Finally, there’s a set of family stick figure car decals for the devoted Star Trek:TNG fans!  Although these stickers will adhere to any flat surface, they are perfect for identifying your family as the type who Boldly Go to soccer practice and the car rider line. You’ll get a set of 33 figures, …

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Master & Dynamic go wireless again with the MW07 earphones. Totally wireless.

NEWS – Premium headphone maker Master & Dynamic would never admit to being satisfied with all they have accomplished in four short years. Even if they have just about covered all the audio bases in they’re product line of headphones, earphones and Bluetooth speakers. So what’s left? Truly wireless earphones, that’s what. M&D have not …

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Take your Apple Watch from “sporty” to “fine jewelry” with a Smart Caviar band

NEWS – Forget about plastic, leather, or stainless steel bands – these Apple Watch bands from LAGOS are firmly pegged at the “fine jewelry” end of the spectrum.  The Smart Caviar bands are made of sterling silver, 18K gold, and diamonds.  Steven Lagos, the founder and Creative Director of LAGOS, says:  “I’m a big fan …

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Bring Harry Potter to your tabletop gaming nights!

NEWS – A new version of Trivial Pursuit based on the Harry Potter movies would be the perfect gift for any devoted Harry Potter fan.  The game has the traditional board, modified for the Potter world.  It comes complete with four custom House Mascot movers, 24 wedges, 300 cards with 1800 questions, and instructions.  It’s …

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The Palmpress puts hand-brewed coffee in the palm of your hand

They’re any number of ways to make a fresh cup of coffee these days. If you’re like me, an old-fashioned drip coffee maker does the trick. But I’ve often heard that the best way to make a cup of coffee is to use a press. The Palmpress single-serve coffee press is a portable take on …

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Today only! 20% off EVERYTHING on The Grommet

DEAL – We post about a lot of products from The Grommet because they offer a wide variety of unique gadgets and interesting products from local makers and small businesses that we think you’ll want to know about. But this news post isn’t about a cool new product that they are selling. It’s about a …

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These lightbulbs are works of art

NEWS – Normally, I wouldn’t write about these lightbulbs because they have virtually no information with the listing.  However, they are so beautiful, I did it anyway.  The Speed Warp lightbulbs appear to fit normal lamp sockets.  They seem to have internal fibers that make the bulbs look like the special effects used for hyperspace …

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